On This Day

1937 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 123 of 123

  • Sep 16 Vince Naimoli, MLB owner (founder Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Sep 17 Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 19 Abner Haynes, American football player, born in Denton, Texas
  • Oct 1 Saeed Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 41 Tests 1958-73)
  • Oct 3 John MacLeod, American basketball coach (NBA Phoenix Suns 1973-87), born in New Albany, Indiana (d. 2019)
  • Oct 5 Eli Jacobs, American financier and baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Oct 5 Barry Switzer, American football coach (Oklahoma), born in Crossett, Arkansas
  • Oct 7 Col Guest, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1963, scored 11 took 0-59)
  • Oct 10 Bruce Devlin, Australian golfer (8 PGA Tour titles), born in Armidale, NSW
  • Oct 11 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player (Manchester United & England national team), born in Ashington, Northumberland, England
  • Oct 19 Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • Oct 20 Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Oct 26 Dave Gavitt, American basketball coach, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979), born in Westerly, Rhode Island (d. 2011)

Person of interestLenny Wilkens

Oct 28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • Nov 8 Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer, born in Štip, Yugoslavia (d. 2019)
  • Nov 11 Warner Wolf, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 18 Rajinder Pal, cricketer (pace bowler in one Test India v England, 0-22)
  • Nov 30 Tom Simpson, British cyclist (d. 1967)
  • Dec 3 Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
  • Dec 6 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
  • Dec 10 Don Bies, American golfer (The Tradition 1989), born in Cottonwood, Idaho
  • Dec 24 Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian football player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2012)
  • Dec 30 Gordon Banks, English soccer goalkeeper (World Cup 1966, 73 England caps), born in Sheffield, England (d. 2019)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport